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Job no: 494838
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: Pensacola – Main Campus
Categories: Nursing

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

Please review job requirements carefully. Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or

Employment based visa sponsorship will be considered for this position.

Position Number:
Position Title (Classification Title):
Lecturer, 127920
Working Title:
Lecturer in Nursing
Job Summary:
This full-time, 12 month faculty on-campus position would carry responsibility teaching pre-licensure nursing students in the traditional weekday and the evening/weekend pathway. This faculty member will teach pre-licensure students in the classroom and clinical settings. The position responsibilities include use of technology in the classroom, and provision of supervision and direction for students in a broad range of clinical settings that align with the faculty members expertise including pediatrics, maternal child, med-surg, mental health, critical care, and community health. This faculty member may also teach in other programs in the School of Nursing as assigned. Leadership opportunities will be available within these faculty lines.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.
Position Qualifications:
Earned Masters of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program and a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum of three years of nursing practice experience.
Current unrestricted Florida license as an RN or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida.
Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with students, colleagues, the healthcare community, and other stakeholders.
Strong computer skills using web-based applications and Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience as a nursing faculty member in an academic setting.
Experience teaching pre-licensure baccalaureate students in the classroom and clinical setting.
The ability to incorporate evidence-based teaching strategies for higher education into course delivery.
Familiarity with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education.
Experience with simulation in nursing education.
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:

This position requires fingerprinting.

This position requires a criminal background screen.

This position requires licensure, certification, or other described in the Special Instructions.

Number of Vacancies
Work Hours
Contract Period
12 months
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Pay Basis
Preferred Response Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

Current unrestricted Florida license as an RN or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida.

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